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Dragon Inn (1967)

Long men kezhan (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 21 October 1967 (Taiwan)
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The Eunuch of the Emperor has ordered the commander of his army condemned to death for betrayal and insurrection. The commander's family was was murdered to cut off his bloodline, but his ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Xiao Shaozi
... (as Pai Ying)
Chien Tsao
Han Hsieh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ah-Tsai
Ying-Chieh Han
Simon Hsu ... (as Hsu Yao-kuang)
Fei Kao
Hsiao Pao Ko
Chieh Li
Chu Liu
Shih Lu
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The Eunuch of the Emperor has ordered the commander of his army condemned to death for betrayal and insurrection. The commander's family was was murdered to cut off his bloodline, but his two youngest, a son and a daughter, were expelled from the empire to the outlands in an attempt to draw out the commanders confidant and adviser. In order to complete the plan, the Eunuch sent his ultra-secret Black Arrow Troop to assassinate the two remaining children and the advisor. The ambush: to be carried out at the Inn Of Dragon's Gate at the border. The plans fail as journeymen of great swordsmanship turn up at the inn. From that point until the end of the flic many battles take place. This film is a masterpiece of martial arts swords-play and speaks the tune of "The Swordsman" and the "Zatoichi" films. A must see for fans of classic Asian cinema. Written by LostInLodos

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Director King Hu was a talented calligrapher, and he painted Dragon Inn's opening credits himself. See more »

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Remade as Sun lung moon hak chan (1992) See more »

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An absolute masterpiece!!
13 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

A must see swordplay film, probably the best of its kind ever made. The director, King Hu, is the master of tension and suspense and holds the viewer's attention throughout. I cannot rate this fim highly enough. If only it were more readily available.


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